PetEdge® Unveils Comprehensive Collection of Repellent Pet Products featuring Insect Shield® Technology – #insectshieldforpets

Insect Shield® for Pets features built-in, EPA-registered insect protection proven to repel mosquitoes, ticks, flies and fleas.

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 15, 2015

The size and growth of the pet industry clearly illustrates that pets are considered to be extensions of the family. According to the APPA, in 2014 in the United States alone, approximately $58.51 billion was spent on pet food, OTC medicine, supplies, vet care, grooming and boarding. The flea and tick category, in particular, accounts for $2 billion1. Consumers need simple and effective ways to protect their pets from insects and the diseases they can carry. In response, PetEdge, a leading supplier of wholesale grooming supplies and discount pet products, is launching a comprehensive assortment of innovative Insect Shield® repellent products.

The Collection:

The Insect Shield® for Pets collection includes blankets, reversible beds, exercise pens, cots, cargo seat covers, premium tees, lightweight hoodies, safety vests, bandanas, and neck gaiters—all with built-in bug protection. Consumers love the convenience, as pets are protected simply while using or wearing everyday pet products. The Insect Shield protection is built-in, effective and long-lasting. MSRP range $9.99 to $139.99

The Technology:

Insect Shield’s EPA-registered technology converts clothing and gear into effective, long-lasting and convenient insect protection and is the result of years of research and field study. The built-in protection, repels a variety of insects including mosquitoes, fleas and ticks, and lasts the expected lifetime of the product.

“Insect Shield for Pets are the most innovative products we’ve ever developed, and we believe that they’re the most innovative products many of our customers have ever seen,” says Andy Katz, President and CEO of PetEdge. “Consumers have long been asking for greater innovation in flea and tick prevention, and we’ve heard them loud and clear. That’s why we developed Insect Shield repellent gear for pets—products that we expect to revolutionize the pet industry.”

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About PetEdge:

Founded in 1956, PetEdge is the leading provider to pet care professionals. To better meet the demands of an evolving customer base, PetEdge launched their Dealer Services division in 2004, providing independent retailers with unprecedented access to premium pet products and merchandising support—all at manufacturer-direct pricing. Today, PetEdge brands like Zanies®, Grriggles®, Savvy Tabby®, ClearQuest®, and Zack & Zoey® are consistently ranked #1 in key categories like dog apparel, dog sanitation, grooming tools, and cat toys. Their vast selection includes more than 20,000 discount pet products from 20 exclusive brands, as well as products from industry innovators such as Kong®, Greenies®, Wahl®, and more.

About Insect Shield® Technology:

Insect Shield Repellent Apparel and Gear are revolutionary products designed to provide long-lasting, effective and convenient personal insect protection. The durable protection provided by Insect Shield is the result of years of research and testing. In July 2003, Insect Shield Repellent Apparel was registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Insect Shield Technology is utilized by leading lifestyle brands, work wear distributors and International relief organizations across the globe to provide effective protection against insects and the diseases they can carry. Insect Shield is an approved vendor of the US Army and US Marine Corps. For more information visit

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